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Sitting Pretty On A New York Chair

My Brooklynite bestie from high school would be the first to point out that New York City is not exactly my most favorite city in the world—sorry New York. But I will have to admit that I do love this chair with its throw pillow featuring the New York skyline. It would be awesome in a room featuring a similarly styled San Francisco chair along side a Paris sofa. I am confident that both of those exist somewhere. Which brings...

Friday Favs: 5 Francophiles Worth Following

Are you in need of a Franco fix? Here are 5 of my favorite blogger/travelers/photographers whose take on life and travel in France will definitely put the “Ooh” back in your “la la” blahs: 1. Paris: People, Places and Bling: Theadora Brack enthusiastically posts about the shopping, open-air markets, art, cuisine, and cinema of fabulous Paris. 2. Cooking in Sens: A Foodie blog by a Texas expat who is currently located in Sens, France and loving it. 3. Food, Photography & France: From the heart...

Travel Photo Idea: Cuddle Up Under The Eiffel Tower… Literally

I was browsing Groupon the other day when I came across a pretty nifty idea for travel photos. Photoweavers is a site that allows you to create personalized accessories for your home, like totes, pillows and blankets using your photos. You can use family photos or even choose from their selection of beautiful stock images (for an additional fee, of course), but I think that its a superb way to get those travel photos out of your memory sticks on...

Taking Travel Inventory with Scratch Maps

It’s the end of another year, time to take inventory of the great travel destinations that you can now mark off your bucket list before making new plans for next year. Maps by ScratchMap are perfect for doing just that. Part wall art and part travel lottery ticket, these maps are covered in a foil surface that you can scratch away with a coin. These cool maps make it easy to celebrate all the places that you have been while...